Russian forces shot down 36 Ukrainian drones over the Black Sea and the Crimean peninsula in a single day, Moscow’s Protection Ministry mentioned Sunday.
“On the evening of October 29, an try by the Kyiv regime to hold out a terrorist assault utilizing air-type drones towards services on the territory of the Russian Federation was stopped,” the ministry mentioned on Telegram.
“The air defence techniques in place destroyed 36 Ukrainian unmanned aerial automobiles over the Black Sea and the northwestern a part of the Crimean peninsula,” it added.
There was no speedy response from Ukrainian authorities.
Ukrainian assaults on Russian territory have multiplied since Kyiv launched its counter-offensive in June.
Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014, is recurrently focused, being the rear base of the Russian Black Sea fleet and a key provide route for Russian forces occupying southern and jap Ukraine.